Charlottesville protests: Man who allegedly drove through crowd arrested


Charlottesville protests: Man who allegedly drove through crowd arrested

A University of Virginia Medical Center spokesperson told CNN that 19 people were injured in total, and five of them are in critical condition as of Sunday.

'You pretend that you are patriots but you are anything but a patriot'.

'You are not wanted in this great commonwealth. The police of Virginia said that three men had been arrested so far in connection with the events.

The person who died when a vehicle smashed into the crowd, there were also the pilot and a passenger in a state police helicopter that crashed outside the city, Xinhua quoted Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe as saying.

Virginia's governor declared a state of emergency August 12 when violence erupted during the "Unite the Right" white nationalist protest against the removal of a statue of a Confederate general.

The US supremo did condemn violence "on many sides' following a awful display of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, but was blasted for failing to mention rioting neo-Nazis".

President Donald Trump's national security adviser said the violence that broke out in Charlottesville, Virginia, "meets the definition of terrorism". "There is no place for you in America". "The First Amendment protects the rights of all Americans to speak their minds peaceably, but violence, brutality, and murder have no place in a civilized society". He didn't take questions from reporters.

He added: 'What is vital now is a swift restoration of law and order and the protection of innocent lives'.

The Bell 407 helicopter went down 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Charlottesville, Jim Peters, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, said in an email.

McAuliffe said that he talked with President Trump about the violence, telling him that "there has got to be a movement in this country to bring people together".

Governor Andrew Cuomo of NY made an official statement earlier today, saying that there are not "many sides" to the violence that unfolded in Charlottesville and rebuking Trump for his response. We have record - just absolute record employment.